Wright State Raiders vs. Detroit Titans Betting Prediction 01/03/19

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The Wright State Raiders (7-8, 1-1 Hor) and the Detroit Titans (5-9, 2-0 Hor) clash at Calihan Hall. The Raiders can put an end to a five-game road losing streak. Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Wright State Raiders at Detroit Titans Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Titans fell to the Western Michigan Broncos, 89-76, while the Raiders had no trouble getting past the Western Carolina Catamounts, 96-73.

Wright State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.345 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.655. Western Carolina was 0.175 and 0.492, respectively, for those same stats. Detroit, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (9.9 vs. 16.1). Antoine Davis played a key role for Detroit with 32 points. Meanwhile, Bill Wampler had a solid performance for Wright State, contributing 26 points.

The Raiders dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the most recent game, Wright State won 87-55. The Raiders’ turnover percentage was their biggest strength over the Titans. Wright State had a rate of 14.1, while Detroit posted a mark of 25.4. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The Raiders’ Loudon Love has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Davis has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Titans.

Half-court execution will be critical when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams face off. Detroit ranks 260th in possessions per game (68.3) and Wright State is 312th (66.8).

Wright State Raiders vs. Detroit Titans Betting Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Detroit, ATS Winner – Detroit, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Wright State ranks 22nd in assists allowed per game (10.3) while Detroit ranks 225th (18.5).
  • The Raiders average 25.2 three pointers per game, which ranks 68th in the nation. The Titans rank 193rd in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
  • The Raiders rank 68th in rebounds allowed per game (33.0) while the Titans rank 255th (42.2).
  • Detroit ranks 31st in steals per game (8.4) while Wright State ranks 157th (5.5).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Raiders have scored an average of 76.4 points per game (3.5 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.8 points per game (5.3 above their season average).
  • The Titans’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 1.4, down from 6.7 for the season.